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Exchange Programs That Would Look Great On Your C.V.

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As we go about the year, comes a number of exchange programs that campus students and other youths can participate in, to grow and shape their social as well as career life. Given that most of these conferences take place in foreign countries, it gives the participants the chance to travel overseas and interact with different cultures.

Below is a list of conferences that one can apply:

 

1.Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) Youth4AfSol Conference 2017

Where: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Fully Funded).

Application Deadline: 10th March 2017.

About: IPSS is looking to create a space for young Africans through its own Youth4AfSol event. With a focus on peace and security, the platform will be solely dedicated to giving an opportunity for young Africans to share their ideas in shaping African solutions to Africa’s problems.

Requirements:

Applicants should be between ages of 21 to 35.

Complete the application form on the IPSS website.

Submit a 1000 word essay on one of the themes mentioned on the IPSS website.

Submit a recommendation letter from a supervisor, or from a lecturer if in school.

Submit a resume/CV (maximum 3 pages)

For more information, please visit the IPSS website .

 

2.Clinton Global Initiative University Annual Meeting 2017

Where: Boston, USA (Travel Assistance Available)

Deadline: March 1, 2017 (early application) and May 1, 2017 (final).

About: The Clinton Global Initiative convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most promising challenges. The 10th annual CGIU meeting will take place on October 13-15th, 2017 at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Requirements:

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning.

For more information, please visit the Clinton Global Initiative website.

 

3.World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) 2017 International Campus Ambassadors Program

Where: Kigali, Rwanda (Funded)

Application deadline: March 10, 2017.

About: WHSS is the world’s biggest student conference, the biennial global multidisciplinary summit that brings together healthcare students and healthcare professionals under one roof to learn. The program facilitates students to discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers, and renowned global health leaders through scientific, educational and cultural programs on a 5-day long event. The event will take place in Kigali, Rwanda from the 23rd to 27th of November 2017.

Requirements

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning.

Leadership skills and commitment to serve under WHSS

For more information, visit the official web page .

 

4.World Youth Alliance International Summer Camp 2017 for Young People Worldwide

Where: NewYork , USA. (Scholarships Available.)

Application deadlines: May 19, 2017: for campers who need to apply for a US visa or a scholarship

June 1, 2017: for camp counselors

June 16, 2017: for campers who don’t need to apply for a US visa

About:

World Youth Alliance International Summer Camp 2017 for Young People Worldwide is an enriching experience for young people aged 13 to 18. During this intensive one- week program, young people from all over the world come together to learn about the dignity of the human person and how this idea is the starting point for change in the world. For more information, visit the official site.

 

 

This article was written by Capital Campus Correspondent Luseka Socrates.

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